[Job] Wellcome Collection, Events Officer, ??25.2k+, clos 10 Nov 2010 #scicomm jobs

Previous jobs from the Wellcome Trust include

* Science Portfolio Developer, ??40-45k, closes 3 Sep 2010
* Events Manager, ??40-45k, clos 16 August 2010
Broadcast Manager (21 April 2010) ??sal ??
Project Editor (maternity cover) (21 April 2010) ??sal ??
^ Science Portfolio Advisor (24 March 2010) ??30k
Grants Adviser (7 February 2010) ??28k
Science Portfolio Advisor (15 November 2009) ??30-35k


Wellcome Collection
Events Officer – Public Programmes

The Wellcome Trust is a global charity dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health. We support the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities.

A free destination for the incurably curious, Wellcome Collection provides a ???public face??? for the Trust, through an innovative programme of intelligent and experimental exhibitions and events about the science and culture of medicine. We have an exciting opportunity for a temporary Events Officer

As Events Officer you will assist the Events Manager in developing and running the public events programme. This will include taking responsibility for researching and managing specific activities and ensuring the smooth running of events, producing audience development plans and liaising closely with a wide range of internal and external contacts.

You will need to demonstrate:

  1. previous experience of running public events in the arts, museums or galleries sector and/or within a science communication/public engagement environment
  2. a relevant degree or equivalent training
  3. familiarity with contemporary medicine and science, especially topics of ethical and public concern.
  4. excellent communication skills, first class organisational ability and an ability to rapidly develop good organisational awareness
  5. the energy and enthusiasm to assist in the creation of a range of lively and well-attended science-related events

This role is offered on a contract to cover a secondment which we expect to run until the beginning of November 2011.  Due to the nature of the work, a satisfactory Criminal Records Bureau check will be required.

For more details and to apply visit http://www.wellcome.ac.uk
Alternatively you may send a full CV and covering letter to HR, Wellcome Trust, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE or to hr //at// wellcome.ac.uk

Application deadline:   10 November 2010 
Interview date:             24 November 2010

The Wellcome Trust is a charity registered in England No. 210183

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